NEW RELEASES SEEN, 2007

All films from U.S.A. unless otherwise specified.

(- seen on video; [v] video piece; [s] short, under 30 minutes; [m] medium length, 30-69 min; * grade changed upon repeat viewing; \ repeat viewing of something I walked out of or fell asleep during)

 

[10]

What the Water Said, nos. 4-6 (David Gatten) [s]  

 

[9]

Last Days In A Lonely Place (Phil Solomon) [v/s]

Light Is Waiting (Michael Robinson) [v/s]*

Observando El Cielo (Jeanne Liotta) [s]

 

[8]

Capitalism: Child Labor (Ken Jacobs) [v/s]*

-The Case of the Grinning Cat (Chris Marker, France) [v/m]

-Europa 2005, 27 Octobre (Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, Italy) [v/s]

-The Free Will (Matthias Glasner, Germany)

Gone Baby Gone (Ben Affleck)

-Honor de cavalleria (Albert Serra, Spain)

I'm Not There (Todd Haynes)

-Import Export (Ulrich Seidl, Austria)

-The Life of Reilly (Barry Poltermann and Frank Anderson)

Nymph (Ken Jacobs) [v/s]

Profit motive and the whispering wind (John Gianvito) [v/m]

-Rehearsals For Retirement (Phil Solomon) [v/s]

Victory Over the Sun (Michael Robinson) [s]

 

[7]

-Angel (François Ozon, U.K. / Belgium / France)

Antigenic Drift (Lewis Klahr) [v/s]

Armoire (Vincent Grenier) [v/s]

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Andrew Dominik)

-The Band's Visit (Eran Kolirin, Israel / France / U.S.)

-Betelnut (Yang Heng, China)

-Black and White Trypps Number Three (Ben Russell) [s]

-Black Book (Paul Verhoeven, The Netherlands / Germany / Belgium)

-The Boss of It All (Lars von Trier, Denmark / Sweden / Iceland / Italy / France / Norway / Finland / Germany)

Capitalism: Slavery (Ken Jacobs) [v/s]

Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón, U.K. / U.S.)

-The Coming Race (Ben Rivers, U.K.) [s]

Curse of the Golden Flower (Zhang Yimou, Hong Kong / China)

-Day Night Day Night (Julia Loktev)

-Death Proof (Quentin Tarantino) [114 minute international edit]

Dedication (Peggy Ahwesh) [v/s]

Deja Vu (Tony Scott)

-Destiny Manifesto (Martha Colburn) [s]

Discoveries on the Forest Floor 1-3 (Charlotte Pryce) [s]

Eastern Promises (David Cronenberg, Canada / U.K. / U.S.)

Electricity (Henry Hills) [v/s]

-Exodus (Pang Ho-cheung, Hong Kong)

Footnotes to a House of Love (Laida Lertxundi) [s]

-1408 (Mikael Håfström)

House (Ben Rivers, U.K.) [s]

How to Conduct a Love Affair (David Gatten) [s]

-The Hyrcynium Wood (Ben Rivers, U.K.) [s]

\-I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (Tsai Ming-liang, Malaysia / China / Taiwan / France / Austria)

-Jackass Number Two (Jeff Tremaine)

-Light Work I (Jennifer Reeves) [v/s]

-Longing (Valeska Grisebach, Germany)

The Mongrel Sister (Luther Price) [s]

North Shore (Fred Worden) [v/s]

Paprika (Satoshi Kon, Japan)

-Paranoid Park (Gus Van Sant, U.S. / France)

The Prestige (Christopher Nolan, U.S. / U.K.)

-Quiet City (Aaron Katz)

-Ratatouille (Brad Bird)

-The Science of Sleep (Michel Gondry, France / Italy)

Shadow (Ernie Gehr) [v/s]

-The Shock Doctrine (Alfonso Cuarón / Jonás Cuarón / Naomi Klein, U.S. / U.K. / Canada) [s]

Sicko (Michael Moore)

SpaceDisco One (Damon Packard) [v/m]

-State Legislature (Frederick Wiseman)

-Strange Culture (Lynn Hershman Leeson)

Surging Sea of Humanity (Ken Jacobs) [v/s]

-Ten Canoes (Rolf de Heer and Peter Djigirr, Australia)

-Untitled (for David Gatten) (Mark LaPore and Phil Solomon) [v/s]

-Valery's Ankle (Brett Kashmere, Canada / U.S.) [v/m]

Vanaja (Rajnesh Domalpalli, India / U.S.)

/-v. o. (William E. Jones) [v/m]*

-We Own the Night (James Gray)

-Who's Camus Anyway? (Mitsuo Yanagimachi, Japan)

-XXY (Lucía Puenzo, Argentina / France / Spain)

-You, the Living (Roy Andersson, Sweden / France / Germany / Denmark / Norway)

 

[6]

-And We All Shine On (Michael Robinson) [s]

-The Banishment (Andrei Zvygintsev, Russia)

Beirut Outtakes (Peggy Ahwesh) [v/s]

The Bourne Ultimatum (Paul Greengrass)

-Broken English (Zoe Cassavetes)

-Bug (William Friedkin)

Casino Royale (Martin Campbell, U.K. / U.S. / Czech Republic)

-Curious George (Matthew O'Callaghan)

The Darjeeling Limited (Wes Anderson)

-Drama/Mex (Gerardo Naranjo, Mexico)

Dreams That Money Can't Buy (Ken Jacobs w/ Rick Reed) [p/m]

-Election 2 [Triad Election] (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)

-51 Birch Street (Doug Block, Germany / U.S.) [v]

-Ghosts (Christian Petzold, Germany)

Grindhouse (Robert Rodriguez / Rob Zombie / Edgar Wright / Eli Roth / Quentin Tarantino)

\-A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (Dito Montiel)

Hanky Panky January 1902 (Ken Jacobs) [v/s]*

Hide (Matthias Müller and Christophe Giradet) [v/s]

-House [two-screen version] (Ben Rivers, U.K.) [s]

Inland Empire (David Lynch, U.S. / Poland / France)

-It's a Free World . . . (Ken Loach, U.K. / Italy / Germany / Spain)

-Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis (Mary Jordan)

Knocked Up (Judd Apatow)

-Lady Chatterley (Pascale Farran, France / Belgium)

Michael Clayton (Tony Gilroy)

-Music and Lyrics (Marc Lawrence)

No Country For Old Men (Joel and Ethan Coen)

Notes from A Bastard Child (Fern Silva, U.S. / Portugal) [s]

Ocean's Thirteen (Steven Soderbergh)

Papillon (Olivier Fouchard, France) [s]

Prague Winter (Jim Jennings) [s]

Recordando El Ayer (Alexandra Cuesta, U.S. / Ecuador) [s]

Rescue Dawn (Werner Herzog)

-Respite (Harun Farocki, Germany / South Korea) [v/m]

-The Savages (Tamara Jenkins)

-Schindler's Houses (Heinz Emigholz, Germany / Austria)

-Secret Sunshine (Lee Chang-dong, South Korea)

\-Sheitan (Kim Chapiron, France)

-Sleeping Dogs Lie. (Bobcat Goldthwait)

Sunshine (Danny Boyle, U.K.)

-Time's Arrow (Fred Worden) [v/s]

-To Each His Own Cinema (various, France)*

-The Walker (Paul Schrader, U.S. / U.K.)

-Wild Tigers I Have Known (Cam Archer)

-Windows on Monday (Ulrich Köhler, Germany)

-The Wind that Shakes the Barley (Ken Loach, Germany / Italy / Spain / France / Ireland / U.K.)

Zodiac (David Fincher)

-Zoo (Robinson Devor) [v]

 

[5]

-Bashing (Masahiro Kobayashi, Japan)

Black Snake Moan (Craig Brewer)

-Blades of Glory (Josh Gordon and Will Speck)

Cinematic Fertilizer 1 (Ernie Gehr) [v/s]

Cinematic Fertilizer 2 (Ernie Gehr) [v/s]

-Dans Paris (Christophe Honoré, France / Portugal)

-The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Julien Schnabel, France / U.S.)

-Dong (Jia Zhang-ke, Hong Kong / China) [v/m]

-Energie! (Thorsten Fleisch, Germany) [s]

Evertwo Circumflicksrent . . . Page 298 (Bruce McClure) [p/s]

-Exterminating Angels (Jean-Claude Brisseau, France)

-Falling (Barbara Albert, Austria / Germany)

-Family Law (Daniel Burman, Argentina / Italy / Spain / France)

The Film of A Thousand and One Nights and A Night (Volume 2) (Scott Puccio)

-Flags of Our Fathers (Clint Eastwood)

Frontier Step (Gretchen Skogerson) {v/s]

-Hotel Chevalier (Wes Anderson, U.S. / France) [s]

I Think I Love My Wife (Chris Rock)

-I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (Park Chan-wook, South Korea)

-King and the Clown (Lee Jun-ik, South Korea)

-Klimt (Raoul Ruiz, Austria / France / Germany / U.K.)

-Let's Go to Prison (Bob Odenkirk)

The Lives of Others (Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Germany)

-My Kid Could Paint That (Amir Bar-Lev, U.S. / U.K.)

Pan's Labyrinth (Guillermo Del Toro, Mexico / Spain / U.S.)

-Ploy (Pen-Ek Ratanaruang, Thailand)

-Redacted (Brian De Palma)

-Sevilla --> (∞) 06 (Olivo Barbieri, Italy / Spain) [s]

-Smiley Face (Gregg Araki)

Stranger Comes to Town (Jacqueline Goss) [v/s]

-Stranger Than Fiction (Marc Forster)

-Superbad (Greg Mottola)

Tape Film (Chris Kennedy, U.S. / Canada) [s]

10th Avenue (aka Work In Progress) (Ernie Gehr) [v/m]

-This Is England (Shane Meadows, U.K.)

The Wedding Present (Jonathan Schwartz)

 

[4]

-Beyond the Years (Im Kwon-taek, South Korea)

-Butterflymole (Suh Myung-soo, South Korea) [v]

-Catch and Release (Susannah Grant)

epc 2D: sun (John Price, Canada) [s]

For Them (Jonathan Schwartz) [s]

-Gardens in Autumn (Otar Iosseliani, France / Italy / Russia)

-Guru (Mani Ratnam, India)

-The Optimists (Goran Paskaljevic, Serbia)

Paris je t'aime (various, Liechtenstein / Switzerland / Germany / France)

Sunbeam Hunter (Jonathan Schwartz) [s]

Tahousse (Olivier Fouchard and Mahine Rohue, France)

-Taxidermia (Györgi Pálfi, Hungary / Austria / France)

-Vanished (Naoto Kumazawa, Japan)

La Vie en Rose [La Môme] (Olivier Dahan, France / U.K. / Czech Republic)

Warm Objects (Peggy Ahwesh) [v/s]

 

[3]

Detroit Block (Julie Murray) [v/s]

-Hannah Takes the Stairs (Joe Swanberg)

-I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With (Jeff Garlin)

-Little Children (Todd Field)

A Logic Sore (Jonathan Schwartz) [s]

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (Tom Tykwer, Germany / France / Spain)

 

[2]

40 Years (Jonathan Schwartz) [s]

-Notes on Marie Menken (Martina Kudlácek, Austria / U.S.) [v]

Office Suite (Robert Todd) [s]

-Poison Friends (Emmanuel Bourdieu, France)

 

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[W/O]

The Bird Savior, Clouds and Wind (Istvan Szaladjak, Hungary) (0:33)